Category: Community Support Services

Our community support services provide support to people with various needs across the community. Our Talent Match and BEAT projects both offer employability support to young people in Gateshead and the wider area and our Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence MASH project works to support victims of domestic and/or sexual abuse.


Wise Steps helps people in Tyne and Wear to transform their lives, with funding from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund. The project provides one to one specialist support to those on the pathway to work. Wise Steps is a partnership of local organisations led by the Wise Group which aims to …

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Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence MASH

Our DASV project provides targeted support for men and women in the Gateshead area who have experienced or are experiencing domestic and/or sexual abuse, in partnership with Tyneside’s Women’s Health. The project is part of a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) across Gateshead which provides a single gateway for all safeguarding, domestic abuse and vulnerable victim …

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The Benefits, Employment, Action Team (BEAT) is a joint venture between Oasis Aquila Housing and Changing Lives, funded by the Help for Single Homeless Fund. The team supports people aged 16 & over who are currently homeless, in supported accommodation or have experienced homelessness, helping them to overcome individual barriers to employment. BEAT “Pre-employment Coaches” support …

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Talent Match

  Talent Match, funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, is a national programme to support long-term unemployed young people (aged 18 to 24) to overcome individual barriers and achieve their potential. Oasis Aquila Housing is one of the partners in the North East region and we are working specifically to support …

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